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An Evening with Mark Bittman

Going to THISĀ on Tuesday night atĀ Long Island University. Get your tickets! Proceeds go to the Brooklyn Food Coalition.    

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The Space That Wasn’t Meant to Be

Fate has spoken at last, and after two rounds of bidding, our quest for the raw space in Ft. Greene is no more (the one I hinted at in this post last month). So it’s back into the feeding frenzy of homebuyers for us, sigh… We are a bit bummed, but losing it is in… Read more »

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The Many Faces of Brooklyn

When we started our house hunting adventure in January, we were afflicted with a myopia for Manhattan. It’s where we’ve rented for years and our friendly neighbor right now just happens to be Mr. Empire State. I guess you could say we’ve been spoiled rotten by the view. No surprise that we were miffed by… Read more »

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BK Food Experiment: The Omikase of Amateur Chefs

On Sunday, we attended this year’s Food Experiment championships at the Brooklyn Brewery, an annual competition to crown the best amateur chef in the nation. The $45 tix bought us unlimited Brooklyn Brewery beer, along with the tastiest “bites” from 15 stellar cooks across the country (and one from Sweden!). Sven called it the “omikase”… Read more »

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Cafe Grumpy (Brooklyn)

Got this shot of Em passing through the inpossibly cute doors of Cafe Grumpy… and luckily she’s not looking so grumpy! A refreshing cup of Joe is always ideal before Exit Clov practice, especially since this one is scheduled for 4 hours and there is no A/C. Yikes!

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Nausea & Clov Van Chokes

Those looking for a recap of our recent lil weekend tour, apologies that I chose instead to sit in the proverbial ditch and mull darkly. Nausea stepped into my parlor and consumed until I was deader than the microscopic wiry hairs on the upholstery of a couch. With that said, I’m posting a few pics…. Read more »

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First Clov Practice in NYC

So when two of our bandmates left for New York, all hell broke loose in the Clov camp. But from the molten disarray rose an exceptionally brilliant idea … to switch off weekend practices in DC and New York. For those of us traveling that weekend, we’d meet for 3-4 hour practice each day and… Read more »